Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 43 28
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15 -16
Contract jobs citing J2EE 60 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.59% 7.84% 6.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.42% 17.17% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 30
Essex median daily rate £525 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +35.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £395 £310 £240
90th Percentile £602 £663 £529
East of England median daily rate £520 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +22.35% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 19
Essex median hourly rate - £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.50% +9.59%
East of England median hourly rate - £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -7.50% +9.59%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 416 361 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.73% 45.64% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 256 123
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £318 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £523
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 28
Essex median hourly rate £33.08 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.30% +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £21.65 £26.44 £30.93
90th Percentile £51.19 £63.75 £42.89
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.51% +18.75% -3.94%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -2 39 £525 -3.49% 2
Brentwood +1 1 - -
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 46 (76.67%) Java
2 34 (56.67%) Configuration Management
3 31 (51.67%) Jenkins
4 30 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (43.33%) Oracle
6 26 (43.33%) WebLogic
6 26 (43.33%) Microservices
7 25 (41.67%) Ansible
7 25 (41.67%) Scrum
8 24 (40.00%) Linux
8 24 (40.00%) Docker
8 24 (40.00%) Test Strategy
9 23 (38.33%) SQL
9 23 (38.33%) webMethods
10 22 (36.67%) Apache
10 22 (36.67%) BEA
11 21 (35.00%) Unix
11 21 (35.00%) DevOps
12 19 (31.67%) MySQL
13 18 (30.00%) Shell Script
13 18 (30.00%) Kanban
14 17 (28.33%) Data Modelling
14 17 (28.33%) Perl
15 16 (26.67%) Process Improvement
15 16 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
16 15 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 15 (25.00%) Open Source
16 15 (25.00%) PL/SQL
17 14 (23.33%) HTTP

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (43.33%) WebLogic
2 22 (36.67%) Apache
3 13 (21.67%) JBoss
3 13 (21.67%) Tomcat
4 12 (20.00%) nginx
5 11 (18.33%) WebSphere
6 10 (16.67%) IIS
6 10 (16.67%) Jetty
6 10 (16.67%) Mongrel
7 9 (15.00%) Confluence
8 7 (11.67%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (1.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.67%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 30 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (16.67%) GitHub
3 10 (16.67%) Google App Engine
3 10 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) HTTP
1 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (21.67%) SSL
3 10 (16.67%) DHCP
3 10 (16.67%) DNS
3 10 (16.67%) FTP
3 10 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) MySQL
2 12 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (51.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (21.67%) CA Gen
3 11 (18.33%) JIRA
3 11 (18.33%) Maven
4 9 (15.00%) Robot Framework
5 8 (13.33%) Travis CI
6 6 (10.00%) Checkstyle
6 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.67%) Ant
7 4 (6.67%) Bitbucket
7 4 (6.67%) Selenium
7 4 (6.67%) Subversion
8 3 (5.00%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.33%) Grunt
9 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.33%) JMeter
9 2 (3.33%) JUnit
9 2 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Architect
4 8 (13.33%) QA Tester
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Tester
5 7 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.00%) Crystal Reports Designer
8 3 (5.00%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Designer
8 3 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
9 2 (3.33%) ETL Developer
9 2 (3.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) Middleware
2 12 (20.00%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) Servlets
2 12 (20.00%) Spring
3 10 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 8 (13.33%) XML
5 6 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (6.67%) SOAP
7 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.00%) CSS
7 3 (5.00%) HTML
7 3 (5.00%) HTML5
7 3 (5.00%) Web Services
7 3 (5.00%) XML Schema
8 2 (3.33%) Gherkin
8 2 (3.33%) J2SE
8 2 (3.33%) jQuery
8 2 (3.33%) Node.js
8 2 (3.33%) Play Framework
8 2 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.67%) SystemC
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Linux
2 21 (35.00%) Unix
3 9 (15.00%) Solaris
4 8 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) CentOS
5 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Configuration Management
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (43.33%) Microservices
4 25 (41.67%) Scrum
5 24 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 21 (35.00%) DevOps
7 18 (30.00%) Kanban
8 17 (28.33%) Data Modelling
9 16 (26.67%) Process Improvement
10 15 (25.00%) Open Source
10 15 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (23.33%) Problem Management
11 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
12 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (21.67%) OO
13 12 (20.00%) RUP
13 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
14 11 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (18.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (76.67%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 18 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 17 (28.33%) Perl
5 15 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 9 (15.00%) Java 8
7 3 (5.00%) C
7 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.00%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) C#
8 2 (3.33%) Groovy
8 2 (3.33%) Haskell
8 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) IRCA
2 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.67%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) Docker
2 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (41.67%) Ansible
2 14 (23.33%) Puppet
3 12 (20.00%) Terraform
4 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.33%) Grafana
5 2 (3.33%) Kibana
6 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Oracle
2 23 (38.33%) webMethods
3 22 (36.67%) BEA
4 13 (21.67%) Google
4 13 (21.67%) Informatica
4 13 (21.67%) Pega
5 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.67%) VMware
6 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.00%) Adobe
8 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.33%) WSO2
9 1 (1.67%) Cerner
9 1 (1.67%) Civica
9 1 (1.67%) MEDITECH
9 1 (1.67%) Omniture